We are learning about Autumn...
We talked about the signs of Autumn all around us. We also looked at the trees and what happens to them during the Autumn time.
During our topic of 'Marvellous Malvern', we will be looking at our locality beyond the school gate, building on children’s knowledge and understanding of their school environment. Children will explore their local area using first hand observation to enhance their locational awareness along with developing essential map and fieldwork skills.
We will be:
Children use their map skills to draw a sketch map of their local area or an area where they live from memory. This activity extends map skills and allows children freedom to create.
Children make a model compass with a moveable compass needle to practise compass directions. Make sure to hand out split pins to children beforehand so they can make the compass.
By the end of the unit children will have had the opportunity to: